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Members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists are also members of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and the European Network of Agricultural Journalists.

This gives Guild Members access to a global network of agricultural communicators.

Guild Members are eligible to attend the annual IFAJ Congress as well as a host of overseas trips hosted by the IFAJ and ENAJ in Europe and further afield.

Signing up direct with both organisations to receive IFAJ and ENAJ news means BGAJ members will receive details of available trips as soon as they become available.

Members can sign up to receive email alerts from the IFAJ at:

Members can sign up to the ENAJ newsletter here:

Guild Members are also eligible to enter IFAJ awards and competitions.

The British Guild of Agricultural Journalists' IFAJ representative is Jane Craigie, who can be contacted on 01466 780078 or by emailing

The Guild's ENAJ representative is Adrian Bell, who can be contacted at

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Jane Craigie receives prestigious CARAS award

Guild fellow Jane Craigie was presented with an associateship of the UK's royal agricultural societies – the CARAS award – at the 2019 Royal Highland Show. The award – from the Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural Societies (CARAS) – was made…


Invitation to attend low budget trip to Finland

Guild members are invited to apply for a place on an agri-media visit to Finland – organised with the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Finnish Guild of Agricultural Journalists. The excursion takes place from 22–24 September…


Invitation to attend four-day agri-media visit to France

Guild members are invited to apply for a place on a low-budget press trip to France which will take place this autumn. The four-day tour – which will include farm visits and Champagne tasting – is being organised by the Association Française des…


Mick Roberts selected as Joe Watson stipendiary

Guild member Mick Roberts has been selected as the beneficiary of a stipend from the Joe Watson Legacy Trust to attend this year's IFAJ Congress in the USA. Mick will join journalists from around the world at the International Federation of…


Farmers Guardian’s Abi Kay named as IFAJ/Alltech Young Leader

Guild member and Farmers Guardian chief reporter Abi Kay has been selected as one of 10 IFAJ/Alltech young leaders to attend this year's 2019 IFAJ Congress in the USA. Abi will join agricultural journalists and communicators from across the world…


Jane Craigie to chair IFAJ Vision 2025 committee

Guild Fellow Jane Craigie is to chair a special committee scoping out plans for the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. The IFAJ Executive Committee has created the “Vision 2025” committee to develop a strategic vision and…


Entries open for agricultural journalism leadership award

Entries are open for the 2019 IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism. Alltech founder Pearse Lyons was an inspirational leader and communicator, who loved talking to journalists and admired their ability to…


IFAJ Annual Congress opens for early-bird registrations

Registrations have opened for the IFAJ 2019 Congress in the USA, with savings available via early-bird pricing. The annual congress is the flagship event of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, which represents agri-…


Entries open for 2019 international Star Prize awards

British Guild members are being encouraged to enter a range of IFAJ Star Prize awards – the deadline for all of which is 23 February. The British Guild has a strong track record in the awards, which are organised by the International Federation…


Sign up for international travel and award opportunities

Members of the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists are encouraged to sign up for the opportunity to take part in a host of farming-related overseas trips and awards. BGAJ memberrs are also automatically members of the International…



Jane Craigie (Fellow, BGAJ)

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